Editorials

Change in election law will hurt Hamtramck voters

It’s not often we talk about issues outside of Hamtramck. But recently Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, signed into law two very bad pieces of election law that…

With a new year, it’s time for a new beginning in city hall

It’s a new year and already we are off to a rocky start, politically speaking. City Councilmember Anam Miah distributed an open letter to the community making scathing…

News

Appeals Court rejects city contractor’s defamation lawsuit against The Review

Appeals Court rejects city contractor’s defamation lawsuit against The Review

  By Charles Sercombe A city contractor’s libel lawsuit against The Review Publisher John Ulaj…

Citywide water meter replacement to begin soon

By Charles Sercombe For several years there has been a water meter at the Wayne…

St. Lad’s will not be closed down – for now at least

St. Lad’s will not be closed down – for now at least

  By Charles Sercombe The future of St. Ladislaus Church is still up in the…

Voters say ‘yes’ to continuing recreation millage

Voters say ‘yes’ to continuing recreation millage

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck voters overwhelmingly voted to continue their recreation program. On Tuesday (May…

~Homestead Millage

Business

Medical complex is part of Conant reinvention and rebirth

Medical complex is part of Conant reinvention and rebirth

  By Charles Sercombe A few years ago a former Polish bakery sat empty and falling apart on Conant near Evaline. But much like the rest of Conant…

DDA is offering grants for businesses to purchase new signs

DDA is offering grants for businesses to purchase new signs

  Jos. Campau business owners who are thinking about getting a new sign this year have a helping hand waiting. The city’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is once…

Sign up for a DDA grant

By Charles Sercombe Attention business owners, here’s a deal for you. If your business sign is old, out of date, or just needs a new image, the Hamtramck…

News

Ethnic slurs and tire dumping alleged

Ethnic slurs and tire dumping alleged

  By Charles Sercombe Several months ago there were media reports of a police informant claiming he was forced by a Hamtramck detective to illegally dump used…

Features

A birthday wish that actually became true for one resident

A birthday wish that actually became true for one resident

  By Charles Sercombe There are birthday milestones and then there are milestones few ever live to see. Becoming 100 years old is certainly one of them.…

Editorials

A fitting tribute to a man who dedicated his life to Hamtramck

History will likely be kind to former Mayor Robert Kozaren. He was the city’s longest serving mayor, having been in office for 18 years, and he is…

Sports

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

By Alan Madeleine Last week, Hamtramck High’s boys’ varsity baseball team won their first district championship since … well, since anybody can seem to remember. And the…